What is Elon Musk Reading?July 9, 2018 – 06:01 pm

What is Elon Musk Reading?

Every week, CIO Journal offers a glimpse into the mind of the CEO, whose view of technology is shaped by stories in management journals, general interest magazines and, of course, in-flight publications. Is he called a genius? Indeed, of the “under-the-radar” sort. But he is “first and foremost a masterly product designer.” Zen references? Mr. Ive “has a calming presence like the Apple campus itself, whose very address, Infinite Loop, lulls you into…

Elon Musk YouTubeJuly 8, 2018 – 06:00 pm

Elon Musk YouTube

Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the future of humanity with one of the men forging that future: billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors. Join us as Neil and Elon talk about NASA funding, getting humans excited for the colonization of Mars, and why Elon feels it’s important to not be stuck here on Earth. You’ll also find out why sustainable production and consumption of energy is critically important, but flying cars may not…

Elon Musk 5 KidsJuly 5, 2018 – 07:16 pm

Elon Musk 5 Kids

When it comes to imagining life as a billionaire, most people think of the things that such money would let them buy — yachts, mansions, and cool cars. Elon Musk isn’t like most people. Only 14 years after making his first millions, Elon Musk is one of the most influential businessmen alive today. He’s involved with more industries than your average person has hobbies. Rather than use the wealth he’s attained for leisure, Musk has repeatedly shown…

Is SpaceX AmericanJuly 4, 2018 – 07:15 pm

Is SpaceX American

Boeing and SpaceX are on track to start launching astronauts to the International Space Station By Miriam Kramer and SPACE.com | January 27, 2015 Seats aboard Dragon and the CST-100 should also be cheaper than the current cost to launch people to space. Credit: NASA The private spaceflight companies Boeing and SpaceX are on track to start launching NASA astronauts to the International Space Station by 2017, representatives of both firms said Monday…

SpaceX CEO Elon MuskJuly 3, 2018 – 07:15 pm

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled the next version of the company s Dragon spacecraft, Dragon V2, on Thursday night at the company s headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Here s the moment of the big reveal: And here s what the capsule looks like without all the flashing lights. It s kind of gumdrop-shaped: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni The Dragon V2 is designed to ferry NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station. It s an upgraded version of…

Tesla Elon Musk KeynoteJuly 2, 2018 – 07:12 pm

Tesla Elon Musk Keynote

Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons The chief executives of Nvidia and Tesla Motors took the stage of the San Jose Convention Center today to discuss technology innovation in cars. Jen-Hsun Huang, co-founder and CEO of Nvidia, and Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, were the keynote speakers of the 2015 GPU Technology Conference, a meeting for developers working with graphical processing units (GPUs). Their discussion focused on the use of fast in-vehicle computers…

Elon Musk Ashlee VanceJuly 1, 2018 – 07:09 pm

Elon Musk Ashlee Vance

Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons There’s a new book coming out this month about Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk. Anyone who follows the business world knows that Musk is more than a bit of a character. He has divorced the same woman twice, and he genuinely believes that the day when machines rebel against humans will be here sooner than we think. So it’s no surprise that Ashlee Vance, author of the book — called “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and…

Elon Musk SpaceX LaunchJune 30, 2018 – 07:07 pm

Elon Musk SpaceX Launch

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Plans to Launch Internet Satellites Bloomberg—Bloomberg via Getty Images Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Inc., attends a news conference at the Nevada State Capitol building in Carson City, Nevada, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. More details to come in two to three months Elon Musk’s space travel startup SpaceX is developing a series of advanced micro-satellites to deliver low-cost Internet…

Tesla and Elon MuskJune 29, 2018 – 07:07 pm

Tesla and Elon Musk

When everyone was running away from electric cars, Elon Musk invested in them with Tesla. When the government was reducing its commitment to space, Elon Musk started SpaceX. When Nikola Tesla fans said they needed help preserving his lab, Elon Musk stepped up to help. Whatever your opinion of Elon Musk (we ve had many), he s undeniably maverick and bold. So bold, in fact, he agreed to answer your questions, live, right here. Musk owned a McLaren F1…

What is Elon Musk doing Today?June 28, 2018 – 07:01 pm

What is Elon Musk doing Today?

We recently explained how Tesla needs to build what it is calling a gigafactory for batteries in order to survive. The rest of the world is not building enough lithium ion storage to meet what Tesla thinks will be surging demand, so it has decided it must do it itself by making a very costly factory. Tuesday, SolarCity (Elon Musk s other company) announced it will have to do the same for solar panels. The firm unveiled plans to build one of the…